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On July 20 - 22, 2021, the Benefits Plus Learning Center facilitated 3 webinars on COVID-19 updates on Cash Assistance, SNAP, health insurance, and housing programs.

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Live webinar recorded on July 20, 2021.

This course covers the status of federal and state waivers for Cash Assistance and SNAP. We will cover SNAP student expansion, the SNAP Emergency Allotment, P-EBT, and how additional COVID-19 assistance impacts CA & SNAP
Cash Assistance SNAP Handout

Live webinar recorded on July 21, 2021.

We’ll discuss changes to health programs as a result of the public health emergency - including Medicaid easements, transitioning from Medicaid to Medicare, Qualified Health Plan tax credits, and more.
Health Insurance Benefits Handout

Live webinar recorded on July 22, 2021.

In this webinar, we will update you about tenant and homeowner protections under the NYS COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act, rental arrears assistance available via the NYS Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), and changes that remain in NYC Housing Court, NYCHA, Section 8, FHEPS, CITYFHEPS, SCRIE, DRIE, and NYC Homeless Shelters.